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  • Nielsen, Adobe Team on Digital-Content Ratings

    Nielsen and Adobe Systems have paired up for what they claim will be the first comprehensive, cross-­platform system for comparably measuring consumption of digital-media content -- including TV programming distributed online -- across the web, apps...
  • How 'Simpsons World' Went from Deal Point to Immersive App Via FX Networks

    The genesis of "Simpsons World" -- the authenticated app that is the multimedia playground for all things connected to the iconic toon -- was a deal point in the megabucks syndication deal that brought "The Simpsons" to reruns to FXX. As FX Networks...
  • Live, From New York: Sprout's Morning Show For Kids Wants Celebrities In Mix

    Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken whose voice is reminiscent of a kazoo. Chica, that...
  • Paley Center Adds Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Norman Lear to LGBT Gala

    The Paley Center for Media has added to its roster for the upcoming gala benefit celebrating television's impact on LGBT equality. Portia de Rossi, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sean Hayes, Norman Lear and NBA star Jason Collins have been...
  • Haptics Promise To Add Immersiveness To Mobile Video

    With all of the enhancements in picture (3D, Ultra High-Definition, High Dynamic Range) and sound (Dolby Atmos, Barco 11.1), there is one sense that hasn't received much attention as an entertainment upgrade: touch. But "haptics," which engage the...
  • MTV names Chris McCarthy general manager of Logo TV

    MTV names Chris McCarthy general manager of Logo TV
    Chris McCarthy has been named general manager of Logo TV, the Viacom television channel that aims to serve the LGBT community. Since late last year, McCarthy has helped MTV President Stephen Friedman manage Logo on an interim basis. Now McCarthy will be...
  • Chris McCarthy Adds Oversight of Viacom's Logo TV to His MTV2 Duties

    Chris McCarthy, the MTV Networks executive who supervises MTV2 and mtvU, is getting more responsibility. He will now oversee all creative and business functions for sister cable network Logo TV. He is already an executive vice president of MTV and...
  • HBO to Launch Stand-Alone Over-the-Top Service in U.S. Next Year

    In a bold surprise, HBO said it will launch a stand-alone over-the-top service in the U.S. next year, HBO chief Richard Plepler confirmed Wednesday. "This will be transformative for our company," Plepler said during his presentation at Time Warner's...
  • Mipcom Briefs: U.K.'s Channel 5 Grabs 'NCIS,' 'CSI' Trio; Fremantle Sets Arab 'X Factor'

    CBS Studios Intl. has set a deal to export "NCIS: New Orleans" and "CSI: Cyber" to the U.K.'s Channel 5, now owed by the Eye's corporate cousin, Viacom. Deal unveiled Tuesday at the Mipcom international TV sales market in Cannes calls for Channel 5 to...
  • Mipcom: Simon Cowell Vows to Bring 'X Factor' Back to the U.S.

    CANNES- Mipcom's Personality of the Year Simon Cowell delivered a colorful and upbeat keynote at the Cannes confab's jam-packed auditorium. Interviewed by his pal Piers Morgan, Cowell, who was dressed with his trademark white shirt, confirmed he...
  • Should HBO Open A News Division?

    A traditionalist would tell you John Oliver ought not be mentioned in the same breath as Scott Pelley, David Muir, or Brian Williams. In just a few years, however, traditionalists won't be the people consuming the bulk of TV news. Oliver is the HBO...